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Trian’s Peltz says PepsiCo should buy Mondelez

Activist shareholder Nelson Peltz says it makes sense of PepsiCo to buy Mondelez International. Photo: AP

Activist shareholder Nelson Peltz dialed up pressure on PepsiCo Inc, saying it should buy Mondelez International Inc for more than US$62 billion and spin off its soft drink business.

Thursday, 18 July, 2013, 1:14pm

Apple controversy lays bare complex Irish tax web

Apple has paid little or no tax on tens of billions of dollars in profits channelled through Ireland. Photo: AP

Occupying a single floor of a three-storey building in a suburban Dublin office park, Western Union’s offices are notably modest for the international headquarters of the world’s largest money transfer firm.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Tingyi rises 9pc after mainland Pepsi deal

Tingyi Holdings, the mainland food and beverage producer, rose more than 9 per cent yesterday after it announced a deal to acquire 24 PepsiCo bottling plants and co-market Pepsi's juice and soft drink brands.

8 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Much to celebrate; long way still to go

Every one of us has a woman to thank. All around us are women who are successful, who have achieved much and who we can look up to. In our homes, in offices, schools and hospitals, in business, government and in sport there are those deserving of our praise and gratitude.

2 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Drive to localise key positions

Multinationals are aiming to cut the number of expatriate executives

5 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

What's On

June 11

'Branding in China: lessons learned from the Cola campaigns' is a lunch seminar organised by the American Chamber of Commerce. PepsiCo International's non-executive chairman will talk about how to retain consumers and gain the allegiance of the Chinese market while competing for global fast-moving consumer goods.

9 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Success springs from within

ONE TEST ABOVE all others shows if an organisation's leadership development programme is really working. That is, if the current chief executive has been promoted from within or brought in from outside after a far-reaching and possibly time-consuming international search.

6 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Coke and Pepsi under scrutiny for addictives

In a major blow to Coca-Cola and Pepsi, India's Supreme Court has ordered the government to investigate whether the soft drinks sold in the country are laced with 'chemical addictives' to hook consumers.

Tuesday's landmark ruling came during the hearing of a case filed by a non-governmental group, Centre for Public Interest Litigation, fighting for food safety.

6 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

PepsiCo partner's bid to end joint venture rejected

The China Arbitration Commission has rejected an application by PepsiCo's partner in Sichuan seeking to end their joint venture, saying the case was outside its jurisdiction.

26 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Pepsico opens snack-food plant

Pepsico this week opened a wholly owned snack-food plant, the largest of the US giant's 17 subsidiaries in the mainland.

18 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Pepsi claims mainland blocking US$1b plans

Restrictions placed on soft-drink makers by the central government are preventing US giant PepsiCo from investing up to US$1 billion in the mainland.

PepsiCo chairman Roger Enrico said yesterday that PepsiCo was willing to invest whatever capital was required in the mainland to build the business and had been willing to do so for some time.

30 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Bottling plant suspension has 'no real effect'

China's cap on new Coca-Cola Co and PepsiCo bottling plants is temporary and can be lifted once the companies fulfil their duties under previous contracts, a spokesman for Coke says.

1 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

GrandMart brushes off 7-Up blow

DISCOUNT retailer GrandMart Warehouse Club says its agreement to stop selling the United States-made 7-Up soft drink amid allegations of an infringement of trademark rights will have no impact on its sales.

10 Feb 1996 - 12:00am

Pepsi signs agreement for plant

PEPSICO further expanded its operations in China yesterday by signing a joint-venture agreement worth US$20 million to produce its soft drinks in the northern city of Changchun.

20 Aug 1994 - 12:00am